SPAMAYL Plan + Discussion (Page 1) - Adaptation - Polyphasic Sleep Forums - TryPolyphasic. Just a crosspost from my newest blog entry.
Discuss. Let me develop my new SPAMAYL plan below. SPAMAYL, obviously, is an acronym, for ‘Sleep polyphasically as much as you like’. How does it work? You nap in blocks of 20 minutes, just like with Uberman. Polyphasic Sleep: Facts and Myths. Contents The law of accelerating returns We live in the times of accelerating acceleration.
The Moore's Law makes the world smaller, faster, more connected and more efficient. We are now able to touch and feel Kurzweil's generalization: the law of accelerating returns . Polyphasic Sleep – One Year Later. It’s been nearly a year since I terminated my polyphasic sleep experiment.
If you didn’t follow that experiment, for 5-1/2 months (Oct 2005 – Apr 2006) I followed a pattern of sleeping about 20 minutes once every four hours around the clock – 6 naps every 24 hours, about 2 hours of sleep per day. I blogged about it as I went along, and you can find the links to all those log entries by following the link above. Adapting to polyphasic sleep took many days, and I felt like a zombie the first week. At one point I just sat on the couch staring at a wall for 90 minutes, unable to form any thoughts. But eventually I was able to adapt, and it was one of the most unusual experiences of my life. Everyman Sleep Schedule. Most recent update, 2010: Everyman, along with other types of polyphasic sleep, has accumulated quite a body of information since this article was written.
I myself have been on the Everyman 3 schedule for over four years now. Updated details, instructions, and even a book discussing polyphasic sleep adaptation can all be found at Everyman is another type of polyphasic sleep schedule that grew out of the experiments I first wrote about in 2000 under Uberman's Sleep Schedule. As of this writing -- January 2007 -- I have been living on the Everyman Sleep Schedule for approximately six months. Sommeil polyphasique. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Le sommeil polyphasique est un mode de repos dans lequel le temps de sommeil d'une journée de 24 heures est réparti en plusieurs périodes au lieu d'être regroupé en une "nuit" (sommeil monophasique). C'est le mode habituel de sommeil chez de nombreuses espèces animales et il semble avoir été courant dans l'espèce humaine, au moins sous la forme biphasique (deux périodes), avant l'ère industrielle et la généralisation de l'éclairage continu. Le sommeil polyphasique n'est pas rare chez les personnes âgées.